Elasticity is a key component in reactive systems and James Ward navigates the different characteristics of different implementations of this concept: Akka, Scala, RxJava, and more.
Lisa Van Gelder provides simple tips and tricks for improving delivery without investing lots of time up front creating complex deployment frameworks.
Sven Rosvall discusses the new generation of mocking frameworks useful for mocking out static methods, creating objects of classes without public constructors, and others.
Brittany Young discusses a framework for identifying the performance metrics that matter most to users, looking at improving the development life cycle by knowing common mobile performance blind spots
Filip Maj introduces UI testing for web, native and hybrid apps on simulators or real devices with Appium, an open source framework built on WebDriver.
Sponsored by New Relic. Ashley Puls introduces three common byte code manipulation frameworks: ASM, CGLib, and Javassist, providing enough detail to get one started.
Sander Hoogendoorn shares patterns to avoid framework issues by using layered architectures, bridge patterns, managers-providers, DI, descriptors and layer super-types, including code samples.
Oliver Szymanski reviews the pros and cons of several frameworks and tools when one attempts to use them in an Agile environment.
Jim Driscoll discusses using ADFm to create and change Groovy scripts at runtime and debugging a live system with JWDP.
Sebastian Erdweg introduces SugarJ, a Java-based extensible programming framework which extends Java with closures.
Martin Thiede introduces and demoes RText, an open source textual DSL framework that can be used with almost any text editor or IDE.